Closely related to L. latifolius, the name refers to the fact that leaves on the lower part of the plant have only a single pair of leaflets (unijugate), but higher up the stem are multijugate. Plants from the northern part of its range are entirely unijugate.
|Lathyrus heterophyllus flower||Lathyrus heterophyllus leaf|
- name : Lathyrus heterophyllus L.
- chromosome count : 2n = 14
- common names : Norfolk everlasting pea
- section : Lathyrus
- type : perennial herb
- habit : climbing
- distribution : Europe
- flowers : magenta
A vigorous and easily grown plant climbing to 1.5 or 2m.